Internet of Things

Inmarsat and Pessl Instruments to deliver IoT solutions to the agriculture sector around the world

Inmarsat, the global mobile satellite communications provider, has agreed to enter into a strategic partnership with Pessl Instruments, a leading provider of advanced agriculture technology solutions, to become its sole connectivity and platforms provider. The partnership promises to speed up the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) in the agricultural sector …

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Farnell element14 launches Maker to Market services to support start-ups on the road to success

Farnell element14, the development distributor, announces the launch of “Maker to Market”: a range of capabilities that offer start-ups the support, expertise and resources to take their products to market. These Maker to Market services are supported by Design & Manufacturing Services which enable engineers to focus on developing the …

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ercogener builds EMEA’s first Industry 4.0 modem using u‑blox LTE Cat M1 cellular technology

u‑blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, is pleased to announce that ercogener, a global leader in industrial modems, has developed its first Industry 4.0 modem using u‑blox LTE Cat M1 cellular technology. The modem – the first to provide LTE Cat M1 cellular connectivity in EMEA …

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Benefits of IoT in power electronics by GD Rectifiers

This month GD Rectifier’s managing director, Paul Bentley speaks exclusively to CIE magazine’s editor Amy Wallington on the benefits of IoT in power electronics IoT (Internet of Things) can often sound quite daunting, when in reality, it simply means the ability to connect to any device with an on and …

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DECT Forum and ULE Alliance showcase Smart Home, IoT and HD voice products at BBWF

The DECT Forum, the ULE Alliance and member companies will present their latest products and solutions for Voice, IoT and Smart Home applications at the Broadband World Forum in Berlin (October 24-26).  Together with member companies DSP Group, Gigaset, Panasonic and SGW Global, the ULE Alliance and the DECT Forum …

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Future-proof security for the smallest IoT devices

SecureRF Corporation, a leading provider of quantum-resistant security tools for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that its CEO, Louis Parks, will give a talk at the upcoming ST Technology Tour 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. Parks will discuss the challenges associated with providing security for low-resource processors and embedded devices, and …

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Which IoT business model is right for you?

By Ryan Lester, director, customer engagement technologies, LogMeIn We’d all love to be in business for the pure passion but the reality is that this is rarely the case. For most people, the main question is – how am I going to make money? And rightly so. Passion and desire …

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Connectivity concerns must be addressed to unlock IoT’s potential for energy sector

Energy companies will struggle to derive the maximum value from the Internet of Things (IoT) without access to radically improved, reliable, high-speed connectivity. This is according to independent research commissioned by Inmarsat, which found that while the overwhelming majority of energy companies are in the process of deploying or developing IoT solutions, …

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Houses are becoming increasingly smart

In recent years, the IFA trade show has become one of the most important trade fairs in the smart homes sector. As you wander through the 57th edition of the event, one thing in particular becomes clear: buildings, houses and apartments are becoming increasingly smart – and a growing number …

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Consumers want compatible solutions

Even huge enterprises such as Apple and Amazon have jumped on the smart home bandwagon. Voice control and compatibility are two of the most important reasons for rapid growth rates. However, many manufacturers continue to close themselves off from the competition by producing isolated solutions. Experts view this behaviour as …

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